Jutting into the North Pacific from Siberia, Kamchatka is a rugged peninsula of volcanic craters and steep valleys. While its impenetrability once made Kamchatka the perfect home of a notorious Soviet prison camp, its isolation also has kept it a haven for one of Earth's last giants, the grizzly bear.
This film tells the sad story of how the buffalo nation was destroyed nearly a century ago by greed and uncontrolled hunting -- and how a few visionaries are working today to rebuild the once-great bison herds.
The polar bear rules the north. To the hardy native people who settled the harsh lands of the Arctic, the powerful hunter with the ghostly white coat is known as the "lonely roamer." But most of us know the huge mammal as the polar bear.